Instant Pot Chicken Spaghetti

  • Author: Jodi Danen, RDN | Create Kids Club
  • Prep Time: 5
  • Cook Time: 8
  • Total Time: 13 minutes
  • Yield: 6 1x
  • Category: Pasta
  • Method: Instant Pot
  • Cuisine: American


Instant Pot Chicken Spaghetti is an instant pot chicken casserole with tons of flavor from chicken, cheese, Greek yogurt, and dry ranch seasoning.  A simple and easy weeknight dinner that your whole family will love. 


  1. 1 small onion, diced
  2. 1 green pepper, diced
  3. 1 tbsp. olive oil
  4. 1 tsp. minced garlic
  5. 2 cups chicken broth
  6. 1 cup full fat plain Greek yogurt
  7. 1 oz. package Hidden Valley Ranch Dry dressing
  8. 7 oz. dry thin spaghetti
  9. 12.5 oz. canned white chunk chicken (do not drain)
  10. 6 oz. shredded sharp cheddar cheese


  1. Turn instant pot to saute mode.
  2. Add olive oil, onions and green peppers.  Saute until onions are translucent.
  3. Add garlic, cook 1 minute or until fragrant.
  4. Add 1/2 of the chicken broth, Greek yogurt, and dry ranch dressing. Stir.
  5. Break pasta in half and add to the insant pot.  DO NOT STIR.
  6. Add the canned chicken (with the liquid) and the rest of the chicken broth to the instant pot.  Do not stir.
  7. Place lid on top, set to sealing.  Cook high pressure for 8 minutes.
  8. Once cooked, do a quick release by carefully turning valve to ventting.
  9. Stir in cheese and serve hot.


Stirring the pasta can result in sticky pasta so don’t stir it before cooking.